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relief program may be in some trouble of it's own...worries that the money hasn't been used to buy toxic assets from banks. and more than two hundred miles per gallon. that's the promise from g-m about its new electric car....just one of the new models g-m hopes will rebuild its business. plus, as kids head back to school, parents look for ways to save. where they're pinching their budgets getting kids ready for the classroom without breaking the bank. ahead of hump days market action is one of those days where it's all about the federal reserve. no big surprise that the federal reserve is due to make its announcement regarding interest rates, rather the concern is about exactly what is its assessment of the economy. well tom, we'll also be watching earnings from the nation's major retailers over the next few days. we're talking macy's, wal-mart, coles, j.c. penney's. we certainly know that consumers, people for the most part are still reluctant to spend that extra cash and these earnings reports from retailers could give us a good glimpse into how consumers are holding up. and we
i speak for all of us, our deepest condolences to the family. up next, john roberts sitting in for anderson cooper. >>> thanks, wolf. tonight, separating health reform fact from fear and a town hall meeting with a big difference. president obama. he attended one today in new hampshire and a guy outside packing heat, carrying a sign calling in so many words for death to tirades. the quotation of thomas jefferson. out in the open, a handgun. meantime, at the office of georgia congressman david scott who took on protesters the other day, someone painted a swastika out front. as you will see in a moment, anger at town halls across the country. that said, there were moments of clarity and we help to add some of our own tonight. first, president obama at por portsmouth high school in new hampshire in his own words. >> i don't think anyone should be in charge of your health care decisions but you and your doctor. i don't think government bureaucrats should be meddling but i also don't think insurance company bureaucrats should be meddling. that's the health care system i believe in
with a surprise loss in its banking division. >> i'm bertha coombs in the u.s. expectations are growing. federal officials say an economic recovery is still taking shape, there are still dangers. >> health low and welcome to cnbc's "worldwide exchange." global equities a little softer today as we go through the european open. the ftse cnbc global 300 down 0.5% one hour into the european trading session. stocks have gone for a dip today. but if we pull up the european bourses for you, we'll show you exactly where we stand. there we go. off 0.5%. ftse 100 off 0.5%, xetra dax off 0.16% cac 40 off more than 0.3%. dollar/yen 9 5.24. euro/dollar, under pressure. down to the low 1.41. big day for sterling today. the bank of england quarterly inflation report in an hour and a half where we hope to get more understanding of why the bank thought it necessary to extend its quantitative easing program. christine. >> hey, ross. here in asia, you mentioned software markets are very soft here today as investors brace for what the fed will say in its statement. nikkei 225 off its ten-month highs, down 1.4%. kos
and with con stuks jobs scarce, mexicans inside the u.s. supporting families back home need bailing out themselves. all that plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. the fireworks present at many healthcare town halls this month have a lot to do with whether the public believes that pelnnves that politicians are leveling with them, and the president's point man with the press was challenged today about some statement mrs. obama made that are not true. senior white house correspondent major garrett is checking the facts. >> the president's waging war against what he calls healthcare myths and disinformation. town halls like the one yesterday in new hampshire, the white house says, allowed him to do just that. >> the president went out of his way to bring up, in fact, service misinformation it turns out there to address it. >> but the president got it wrong yesterday when he said this about the powerful seniors lobby, aarp. >> we have the aarp onboard, because they know this is a good deal for our seen quors. >> aarp would not be endorsing a bi
the confrontation, we'll look at what is at stake. >>> send in the marines -- a new u.s. offensive in afghanistan meets fierce resistance. there is an election coming. >>> a new look at breast cancer, two new studies out. how will that they affect treatment options? >>> back to woodstock -- 40 years later. whatever happened to these two people? where are they now? so tune in, turn on, "nightly where are they now? so tune in, turn on, "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. it's been a long, hot summer for a lot of members of congress who might have just thought they were coming home for a mostly relaxing month-long break. instead a lot of them have been forced to work hard and talk fast. as town meetings in their districts, designed to get in touch with their constituents, have instead become rough outings. yesterday, the president waded in a town meeting of his own. while there were no flared tempers at that particular event, the white house is hoping to temper the talk out there and get a health care reform deal done. we begin tonight with whit
consulting with the government in the battle against terrorism. >> and what we do is we use what legal scholars call predicate based search so we would look at you and then we would go out and say oh there is are lots of different things in your life that may be indicative of someone involved in bad behavior, but it would als alsoe very clear how the government looked at you, it wouldn't be a wide net cast into a sea of data that brings back all of our, all of the innocent citizens that are touched by that net, it would be a very precise, very precise operation and each step in that operation is documented. >> and also from silicon valley the race to produce electric cars we tawld with elon tusk, the ceo of tesla motors. >> we are not paying for the cost of the co2 conzen inflation the ocean and atmosphere and not paying for all of these auxiliary wars and the other things at the gas pumps, you effectively have a sudsy difficult taking place at the gas pump because of that and the only way to bridge that is with innovation. it is to try to make electric cars better, sooner than they wo
that's all the time we have left this evening. as always, thank you for being with us. we will be back here tomorrow night. all the coverage on of the town halls. all the news of the day. we are here to toss to greta van susteren. >> pennsylvania, missouri, arkansas, and wisconsin. the health care town hall meetings are exploding. protesters are spread from coast to coast rand going on the word next. start your engines, g.m.'s vice chairman goes "on the record." remember, you have a huge stake in general motors now. in some ways, our next guest is your employee. now, have you heard about this new car that gets 230 miles per gallon? more on that coming up. how about our international multi tasking? not only is secretary of state hillary clinton doing diplomacy in africa but it turns out the secretary is busting out her dance moves in africa. we have got it on tape is she a good dancer? we report. you decide. but you have got to see. this [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- greta: the mystery, it's
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" -- >>> u.s. marines meet heavy resistance as they try to gain control of a strategic taliban-held town in southern afghanistan. could this be a sign of battles to come? >>> in taiwan, rescuers find more than a thousand people alive in the area around three villages buried beneath mudslides triggered by last weekends typhoon. >>> we continue to look at the impact of climate change on remote lands. tonight, we're back in nepal to see how a centuries old way of life is being threatened. where did the glaciers go? >>> and mexico's on going against drug cartels was a topic at this weeks north america summit. tonight our "signature story" focuses on one of the painful side effect of that fight. the disappeared. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." made possible in part by the following funders -- >>> good evening. i'm martin savidge. >>> united states marines went on the offensive today. launching a major new attack on a taliban stronghold in the south of that country. hundre
by the previous administration and previous congress that was not paid for at all. >> why have you not used the bully pulpit to chastise congress for having two systems of health care, one for all of us and one for them? >> if we don't have health care reform, the gap between what congress gets and what ordinary americans get will continue to be as wide as it is right now. >> president obama this afternoon in new hampshire. the tone entirely civil. not the case this morning in lebanon, pennsylvania, where now democratic senator arlen specter got an earful. >> you want to be led out of here, you are welcome to go. but wait a minute. now wait a minute. now wait a minute. >> you have awakened a sleeping giant. we are tired of this. this is why everybody in this room is so ticked off. what are you going to do to restore this country back to what our founders created according to the constitution? >> it wasn't the only heat directed at senator specter in lebanon. he did, however, soldier on, holding another town hall in lewisbu lewisburg, where the tone improved. somewhat. we sent "360's" gary t
>> it can now cover the scent of blood. [laughter] bret: thank you for joining us. we will be back tomorrow. shepard: how bad is the budget deficit? the news is in. the health-care debate, tonight, the angry in america. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- shepard: u.s. marines now on the move. they are looking to free a town from taliban forces. >> we are on the offensive. shepard: tonight, the video you will see only on fox. >> pushing back at to the health care town halls and why the aarp says they are not on board yet. the issues are so important, they are about the health of our parents, children, ourselves. across america, lawmakers have been holding town hall meetings to talk about to the health-care plan. they are trying to create a health care system for uninsured americans. a lot of people are fired up on this. we put people on location in colorado, california, maryland, iowa, new jersey. we have noticed something in common at many of these meetings, it seems that with passions and tempers running
results giving the home builders a boost.qú coming up, toll brothers ceo himself will give us his outlook for the housing market. here's how we finished the day. up side day we ended up the highs of the session but still up 1.27% on the dow. nasdaq the big gainers there the technology names. 1 1/2%. 28 points up side. and the s&p 500 the overall market up more than a full percent, 11 points higher. let's get more on today's action. bob pisani our eye on the floor at the new york stock exchange. hey, bob. >> hello, rebecca. as you mentioned, pretty much status quo on the fomc statement but a little bit of an upgrade on the economy talking about economic activity leveling out. that helped a little bit. let's take a look at some of the big movers. i'm with you, rebecca. i talked all day about toll brothers. the important thing is the company reported orders to buy homes increased 3.3% year over year. that's the first one in four years. one big reason was the cancellation rate only 8 1/2% that's magnitudes of orders better than the quarter before and the do quarters before. that's good news h
the people and not about taking money out of the free enterprise capitalistic system that made us a great country and putting it in government pockets. >> grassley is the ranking republican on the senate finance committee, deeply involved obviously in health care reform bargaining process. let's talk about president obama, because he's fighting, one of the ones calling those health care reforms scare tactics head on. at a town hall in portsmouth, new hampshire, it was a lot like a campaign rally. the president accused special interest to scare and mislead people. outside the forum, protesters had signs that called him a socialist and protested what they see as a bigger government role in health care. president obama plans more town halls. the white house has launch add weshz to counter critics. >>> during the town hall, president obama says we have the aarp on board. the aarp which has 45 million or 50 says not so fast. the ceo says they have not endorsed any of the health care reform bill. aa rchl p is launch ag multi-million dollar advertising and organizing this to debunk critics. >>>
-- in fact, i'd like to ask all of us do you get the sense that the government speaks with one voice on these matters? i guess >> i guess from our limited view of the contract, i would say yes. >> i don't see anything but a single voice. >> okay. mr. houck >> i would agree with the exception of dcma. we have received very little input oversight from my knowledge from dcma. in fact, they contacted us for the first time just last week. >> really? >> yes, sir. >> thank you very much. that's fascinating. i'll yield my last 30 seconds. >> commissioner tiefer? >> mr. houck? >> yes, sir. >> on the issue of you having had no choice left to you by inscom but to cut linguists' salaries, would you undertake to give our staff -- would you have some high level people who know the stuff in your place give our staff a briefing with actual records and actual figures as opposed to the alternative of simply reducing the ridiculously set-up subcontracting structure which your contracting officer could have done for you on a partial termination for convenience? >> we will welcome the opportunity, sir, t
-section, not necessarily representative, but people coming up to us and having a discussion about health care. last night we pulled in to paducah, kentucky, and it was just remarkable, the number of people who showed up. so, what we did, we asked the restaurant across the road to give us some chairs. we sat down under -- 20 feet from the bus, got our cameras fired up, and we had our own town hall meeting. here's just a taste of what we heard. we're here in paducah, kentucky. we are hearing different things from people wherever we're going, but i haven't found too many people around here who are opposed to reforming health care. >> i'm for the idea, but i don't think that congress and the president has done a good job of disseminating the information. i'm just hearing a lot of flak and not a lot of meat and potatoes. >> reporter: what about you? >> i think right now we have a lack of choice. i mean, health care's expensive. i mean, the average costs of the coverage i found more often than not are more expensive than the actual care. i would think any choice, any viable choice, would be better than what we
firings of u.s. attorneys. >>> and playerup. a bench clearing brawl breaks out between the boston red sox a bench clearing brawl breaks out between the boston red sox and the detroit tigers. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm kristen well ger. today we begin with town hall turmoil. with public meetings on the issue of health care across the nation, president obama managed hold a civil meeting on the subject yesterday and used a new spin on his campaign for health care reform. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: president obama went to new hampshire to reform late his health care pitch. it's taken a beating in the latest polls. insurance reform is the new obama spin. >> getting a good deal from the insurance coverers. that's what i'm fighting for. >> reporter: no ban on reexisting conditions. no canceling insurance if you get sick. >> your health insurance should be there for you when it counts. not just when you're paying premiums but when you actually get sick. and it will be when we pass this plan. >> reporter: outside were pro obama d
union is very pleased that the ftc is now using its power to promulgate rules, prohibiting or restricting unfair or deceptive acts or practices concerning mortgage loan modification and rescue schemes. with respect to hard-sell reverse mortgages, and our march article also warned consumers against the dangers of hard-sell reverse mortgages. banks and mortgage lenders are targeting seniors with television ads to entice them to take equity out of their homes through reverse mortgages. in an economy when many families savings have plummeted, such offers may indeed be attractive, but the lenders often bundle high fees, insurance charges and commissions into the loan and try to aggressively cross so consumers with other types of financial products such as annuities which may not be suitable for the. consumers union believes that the sort of reverse mortgages should be required to make sure that the loan is suitable for the borrower and that there is independent one on one pre-mortgage counseling. we also believe there should be caps on origination fees for all reverse mortgages
. >> and welcome to the white house. [cheering] >> i am glad all of you could be with us today as we honor the newest member of our highest court, who i'm proud to address for the very first time as justice sonia sotomayor. [cheers and applause] >> we are also honored to be joined by justice sotomayor's new colleagues. we have justice ginsburg, who is here, as well as justice steve stevens. [applause] >> so i just want to thank both justice stevens and justice ginsburg, not only for being here today but for your extraordinary service on the court. and i know you'll be giving justice sotomayor some good ti tips. [laughter] >> i also want to thank everyone who's worked so hard to bring to us this day. i want to thank especially our judiciary committee chairman, senator patrick leahy. [applause] >> as well as our senate majority leader, harry reid, for their outstanding work to -- [applause] >> for their outstanding work to complete this process before the august recess. i want to thank senator schumer, senator gillibrand, both of whom are justice sotomayor's home state senators, for their ex
this tuesday, august the 11th, 2009. i'm shepard smith. mighty kind of you to have us in. you know what's going to happen now, right? bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight: >> for all the scare tactics out there, what is truly scary, what is truly risky is if we do nothing. bill: president obama continues to try to persuade you that his health care vision is worthy. but the president's town meeting was mild compared to what senator arlen specter got. >> you want to be led out of here you? are welcome to go. >> one day god's going to stand before you and he is going to judge you. [ applause ] >> and the rest of your damn cronies up on the hill. >> we will have full coverage. [explosion] bill: factor investigation. did an american company provide technology to iran that killed american military people? we will tell you what we know. >> you asked my opinion. i will tell you my opinion. i'm not going to be channelling my husband. bill: body language takes a look at a miffed hillary clinton and president obama under pressure. >> i want to clear the air here. bill: caution, you wher
on policy and the federal reserve. >>> is the worst behind us? a growing number of the nation's top forecasters says the economy has already bottomed. today's market decision, the fed decision, trade data, a majority treasury auction and weekly mortgage applications. crude inventories, earnings from major retailers and much, much more as "squawk box" begins right now. >> good morning, everybody. welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm becky quick along with joe kernen and carl quintanilla. the fed is set to wrap up a two-day meeting this afternoon. it has a policy statement that's expected at 2:15 eastern time. the central bank is widely expected to keep rates on hold for now even though a growing course of directors is looking for the fed to upgrade its comments on the economy. different economists say we could be nearing tend of a recession. the fed is expected to announce a program to buy $300 trillion in treasuries will come to an end in september. >>> a new survey of the nation's economists find ben bernanke should be reappointed to a new term as federal reserve chairman. mea
's it for us. we'll be back here tomorrow. rick sanchez picks it up from here. >> hello, again shall everybody. i'm rick sanchez with the next generation of news. this is, as we always say, a conversation and certainly not a speech and it's your turn to get involved. what you are about to see, we have live pictures we can share with you now. this is amazing. this is truly going to be. if you are sitting around right now and you've got 15 minutes to devote to your television viewing, it's a special moment of television you are about to witness. the president of the united states is going to give medal of freedoms. this is a who's who of the most accomplished people. it will start in seven minutes. you will see the whole thing play out. meanwhile, as you watch this today, you have seen our shows and what we have been doing day after day. you have seen us tell it straight in this emotionally charged debate over health care where diversionary tactics by republicans are being used. we have pulled no punches and told it to you straight. deals are being cut in private by the president. we have also t
their coverage over. but leave us alone, that is all that we would ask. will you leave us alone. [applause] i would like to ask you if you will commit to working on those problems rather than throwing everything into turmoil. >> what -- would i commit to working on those problems and throwing everything into turmoil, that is a general statement that i can agree with, i will stay in touch and i will be back next year. and if i am reelected i will be back the year after that. who has no. 7? >> thank you for coming, arlen specter. >> let me answer more fully. i do not want to see tomorrow, we want to have a sense of an answer. we have a series of problems. i want to take them up one by one. we want to figure out what the problem is, and what is the way that we should deal with them in a democracy. >> [inaudible] >> i am not familiar with 3400, let me move on. >> i am a republican, but i am a conservative. i do not believe this is just about health care. it is not about tarp, left and right. this is about the systematic dismantling of this country. dismantling of this country. 'm only 35 years ol
of the united states. thanks, fellows, for joining us. earlier, i asked you what you thought. who's a bigger threat to health care reform. 83% said conservative democrats. i'm going to hammer them on this show every night. 17% think the town hall screamers are going to actually have an effect. the conservative democrats, i got now in my cross hairs when it comes to cross hairs. you're wrong, you've got to support the president on a public option. that's it. see you tomorrow. have a great one. >>> rage against the machine. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm lawrence o'donnell in new york in tonight for chris matthews. leading off tonight, face-off. we now know how to get your name and picture on the front page "the new york times." say something loud and nasty to a senator and they'll put you above the fold. if there is one lesson we've learned from all the angry health care town hall meetings, it is that it's a lot easier to get a crowd of people who are opposed to reform than a crowd in favor. the big question is how many of these noisy opponents have been organized into position
and one of the men may have a broken leg. >>> u.s. troops in afghanistan launched a new operation to uproot taliban fighters ahead of next week's presidential election. eastern result two is designed to make months of stalemate in the south where the taliban remained entrenched. >>> host of a crime show in brazil is accused of ordering five killings and sent tv cameras to arrive to the scene before police. he faces several weapons charges and drug charge and yet to be charged directly with the murders. >>> a short time ago, president obama hosted a reception for newly confirmed supreme court justice sonia sotomayor. the president praised her and called her an inspiration to many. >> this moment is not just about her. it's about every child who will grow up thinking to him or herself if sonia sotomayor can make it, then maybe i can, too. >> sotomayor is the first hispanic and third woman to sit on the supreme court. i want to introduce this morning my guest co-host, pleased to have back again angela bert-yur murray and will be with me for the hour. >>> one town hall down and two mo
, a the siliconvalley mpany nsulting with the government in the battle against terrosm. >> and whawe do ise use what legal scholars call predicate basesearch so we wouldook at you and thewe would goout and say oh tre is are lots of different ings in your life that may b indative of someone involved in bad behavi, but itould als also be very clear how the government looked at you it wouldn't be a wide net cast into a sea of data that bringsback all of our, all of the innocent citizens that are touched by that net, it would be a very precise, very precise operaon and eachtep that operation is documend. >> d also from silicon valley the race to produce electric carse tawld with elon tusk, the ceo of tesla motors. >> we are not paying for the cost of the co2conzen flation the ocean and atmohere andnot paying for allf these auxiliary wars a the other ings at the gasumps, you fectively have a sudsy difficult taking pce at the gapump because of that and the only way to bridge that is th innovation. is to try to makelectric cars better, sooner than they wod otherwise be. >> charlie: arogramming note. my int
by government death panels and that care will be rationed and medicare cutlandol drs dollars used to fund abortion. are those true or false? >> in general, false. >> reporter: lori robertson from nonpartisan fatcheck.org. >> just hope that people would say well, wait a minute, that doesn't sound quite right. let me look into that a little more. >> reporter: many americans are angry about the recession and all of the bailouts and big government. >> it's housewives and it is bus drivers and it is plumbers and people with real jobs who just feel like things are out of control in washington. >> reporter: factcheck.org says president obama is untruthful when he says health care reform will be paid for when, in fact, the plan is a work in progress and who pays is not yet settled. one way to get passed the myths is to go to the websites fatcheck.org. they are now tral and nonpartisan. steve handelsman, news4, capitol hill. >> a live update from senator cardin's town hall meeting in hagerstown coming up on "news4 at 5:00." >>> a man was hit and killed by a metro train this morning. it happened at
that uncle sam is borrowing too much and spend doing much, which will slow future prosperity and buy us a system toward inflation. in the short run, excess liquidity from the fed may be good for stocks. in the longer term, it is not good for stocks or the economy, or your pocketbook. that's my take. we will talk about this at several points during the show with our fedex expert and our investors. now, first up, let's look at this triple digit gain and go to rebecca jarvis whose has the inside look at stock market central. hello. >> hello, the two day losing streak comes to an end and stocks hit their high just after the statement. you heard it on the economy. things are leveling out. traders read that as stable day, a hint of optimism. bullish news out of toll brothers. they went up 3.05. and we'll talk about it later on the show. you do see the upside all the home buildersment macy's beat expectations and raised guidance and said the new store concepts based more on regional taste are working. it got a big pop and since the march low, it's already up over 100%. from tech land, upbeat r
. sky 9 is over that station right now providing us with this live picture. we have been told that one person was injured on the track and possibly struck. again, you should expect delays on the orange line while rescue officials take care of the situation and while they investigate exactly what happened. >>> there's another developing story that we want to tell you about. this one involving a woman who disappeared 13 years ago. her name is shah cheetah bell and she was murdered by her boyfriend. however, her body was never found. today authorities are searching a wooded area near fort washington, maryland. we have been told so far nothing has been found but we will have more information throughout the day on our website at wusa9.com and tonight on 9 news out in at 5:00. >>> now the it willest on health care reform. democrats are sending reinforcements to the front lines in the fight with reform opponents. they have set up a war room on captiol hill and the white house has launched a website to counter critics. drew levinson reports from coast to coast, the battle is heating up. >> hey
congressman david scott have been been confronted by angry constituents and they'll join us in a moment. and remember this woman at senator arlen specter's town hall? >> we are tired of this. this is why everybody in this room is so ticked off. i don't want this country turning into russia, turning into a socialized country. >> her name is katie abrams and she'll be here to explain why she is fighting against health care reform. plus, new evidence shows that karl rove was more deeply involved in the firings of those u.s. attorneys during the bush administration. so is the law finally catching up to rove? "newsweek" investigative reporter michaelis cough will break it down for us, and how did the white house and the democrats get the strategy for justice sonia sotomayor's confirmation vote so right but drop the ball when it came to the message war over health care reform? and finally, president obama awarded the presidential medal of freedom to 16 recipients today, among them senator ted kennedy, sid no poitier, billie jean king and archbishop desmond tootoo of south africa wa. we begin
in hagerstown hosted by democratic u.s. senator ben cardin. before the event, he told reporters he hoped the capacity crowd of 440 would honor the spirit of the town hall forum. >> it is not for demonstrations. it is to get information out, and we hope that those in attendance will be respectful of the people that are there and allow the questions to be asked. >> his office told us they tweaked the format to get in more questions from the crowd, a crowd repeatedly asked to calm down and be respectful, a crowd which kept cardin on the defense. >> how will you look at my children and tell them that they will have a better future? i am not going to vote for any bill that adds to the national debt. >> did the senate to change any minds? the post-game shows this crowd laughed as divided as it went in. >> center court and listen to us, but he did not hear us. -- senator cardin. >> i thought it was very well done. >> he had his mind made up before he got here. >> while some pundits have questioned the sincerity of the outrage and a genuine interest in all these town hall meetings, the numbers s
will be rationed and medicare cuts and tax dollars used to fund abortion. >> are those true or are those false sf. >> in general, false. >> reporter: lori robertson from nonpartisan factchekt.org. >> hope people would say wait a minute, that doesn't sound quite right. let me look into that a little more. >> reporter: many americans are angry about the recession and all of the bailouts and big government. >> it is housewives and it is bus drivers and it is plumbers and people with real jobs that just feel like things are out of control in washington. >> reporter: fatcheck.org says president obama is untruthful when he says health care reform will be paid for when the plan is a work in progress and who pays is not yet settled. one way to get past the myths is to go to the website. fatcheck.org. politifact.com. both organizations say they are neutral and nonpartisan. wendy, back to you. >> steve handelsman. >>> it was a celebration at that time white house in honor of the newest supreme court justice. president barack obama introduced justice sonia sotomayor in the east room this morning to thundero
they captured a man accused of setting a woman on fire monday night. u.s. marshals found him in southeast washington. suray chin has more. >> a domestic fight got out of hand when 45-year-old james anderson set a woman on fire. >> it's hard to figure out or wonder why somebody would want to do that to somebody anyways. >> reporter: it happened monday night near culpeper, virginia. detectives say the 37-year-old woman was at the wheel. her 12-year-old daughter in the backseat, and anderson in e f i were fighting about, but it escalated into violence. the sheriff says anderson used some type of squeeze bottle, filled it up with flammable liquid and sprayed it on the woman while she was driving. >> she stopped the car, pulled it over on the shoulder. as she was getting out of the car, the suspect allegedly lit a match, threw it at her and set her clothing on fire. >> reporter: the inaccident is reminiscent of another high profile case. you'll recall evett was set on fire at her workplace. she was severely disfigured. >> it is unusual to have this type of situation, where somebody uses
key interest rate unchanged at zero percent and signaled that the u.s. economy is beginning to recover. as suzanne pratt reports the decision was unanimous. >> reporter: the super low interest rates americans have been enjoying are likely to stay with us for a while longer. wrapping up its policy meeting, the federal reserve left the benchmark short-term rate close to zero percent, saying economic conditions warrant it. economist steve ricchuito says the fed is not telegraphing when it will raise rates, but he has his own guess. >> our personal bet is that we won't see any real movement on rates until we get to the second or third quarter of next year, and that's contingent on the economy really finding its feet and starting to be able to move sustainably forward. >> reporter: in assessing the economy, the fed said activity is leveling out, but likely to remain weak for a time. it also acknowledged financial market conditions have improved in recent weeks. policymakers also opted to slow the pace of purchases of long- term treasuries, extending the emergency rescue program by one month
was stolen and left in an italian orphanage. he joins us live with his dramatic story. >>. >> a jewel heist out a hollywood movie. how did crooks steal sz 65 million worth of jewels s in d how did crooks steal sz 65 million worth of jewels s in d daylight? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts diane sawyer is off on this wednesday, august 12th. president obama becoming a sort of fact-checker in chief. >> he hasn't seen the ugly scenes we've seen elsewhere, he's the president after all. but look at los angeles this morn, people lining up for free health care. >> so let's begin with our senior white house correspondent jake tapper with the latest on the owing battle over reform. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the debate over health care reform dominated by the president's opponents but he's seeking to regain moment ul and in doing so, has raised the stakes in this furious fight. >> you and your cronies in the government -- >> reporter: summer recess no day at the beach for many members of congress. democrats contin
. it make for pretty pictures this morning as the sun begins to come up. it could be more rainfall for us as well, scattered rainfl. takeat laik oo hd radar. we'll show youer k e whth precipitation is at thf y ouoft to the est. we did have showers off to the they've pushed fsey'thedveushve offshore. it is a od tuhihi because some goodhunderstorm activity off the coast there. we're not dealing with that here. there car aeeplarou of showers showing up to the north of fredericksburg. it is probably very light e at o ble ofy urand probably some of th notemen vehitting the ground. more persistent rain out to the west that will make its way into our region although not all of that will stay intact. here are the current temperatures at the area airports. 75, reagan national. 75 at dulles. 72 at bw incident marshall. forecast for today looks like this. as gurvir mentioned, plenty of clouds today and, as i mentioned, some scattered showers and thunderstorms. showers here and there this morning and then later on today, some widely scattered showers and thunderstorms. every day this week, our chan
institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly, thanks for watching us tonight. the talking points memo which is also a factor investigation will be in our next segment. the subject, an fbi investigation into whether an american company provided deadly technology to iran, that has killed thousands of american military people. best of your recollection first, the lead story tonight. president obama taking his health care message to new hampshire. in front of a friendly crowd in portsmouth, the president went on the offensive. >> the way politics works sometimes is that people who want to keep things the way they are will try to scare the heck out of folks and they will create boogie men out there that just aren't real. every time we come close to passing health insurance reform, the special interest fight back with everything they have got. they use their inference. they use their political allies to scare and mislead the american people. they start running ads, this is what they always do. bill: things were not as calm for senator arlen specter who appeared in lebanon, pennsylvania
or other condition that causes bleeding, you should t use plavix. when taking plavix alone or with some other medicines including aspirin, the risk of bleeding may increase so tell your doctor before planning surgery. and, always talk to your doctor before taking aspirin or other medicines with plavix, especially if you've had a stroke. if you develop fever, unexplained weakness or confusion, tell your doctor promptly as these may be signs of a rare but potentially life-threatening condition called ttp, which has been reported rarely, sometimes in less than two weeks after starting therapy. other rare but serious side effects may occur. combines two powerful medicines for fast relief of your diarrhea symptoms, so you can get back out there. imodium. get back out there. >>> $99 trillion. say it with me. $99 trillion that you get and your cohorts get on capitol hill. how are you going to look at my children? >> jeers and cheers. town lhalls heating up, but wil it turn out of independent voters? >>> developing right now, a show of force. u.s. marines storm a taliban stronghold in afghanist
in the shoulder. it happened last night in cherry hill. john sherman joins us live from city police headquarters with more on the story. >> police insist this was a random, accidental shooting. the police commissioner has known the victim for years. >> it is absolutely ridiculous that people are still suffering this way. >> this is cherry hill community leader shirley folks'home, and this is the bullet hole. last night, a random shot passed through here and into her shoulder. >> incredibly unfortunate and horrible that miss shirley is sitting in her house and she gets hit by stray bullet. >> he came to know mrs. shirley during his time leading the southern district. >> here is a lady who has dedicated a big chunk of her adult life to making the neighborhood say for -- safer. we are going to get on top of this and hold those responsible and accountable. >> as to speculation she may have been targeted for past support of the police, the commissioner says there is simply no evidence. >> she is a great partner to of us. people need to be clear. this is not a case where she got hit because she had a
to recover. >>> the search for chemical weapons in a northwest d.c. neighborhood is on holdor now. the u.s. army corps of engineers stopped its search for world war i munitions in the spring valley neighborhood. after a worker digiscovered an ith a c werh a mustard agent. the discovery was made last week at a vacant home behind american university's campus. the school was once used to develop and test chemical weapons during world war i. workers have been searching for munitions for a number of years now but it is unclear when or if further excavation will take ace. >>> still no cause yet to a fire that damaged this home in white oak today. firefighters were called to a home on symphony woods drive this morning. when they arrived they found flames shooting from the back of the house. three propane tanks that were in the back were on fire. the flames quickly spread to the second floor andatic of the house and no one washurt. firefighters rescued three pets from the burning home. >>> the dogs that attacked and killed a young man in leesburg have been put to sleep. loudoun county animal contr
with president obama's number one priority right now, health care reform. is it going to happen? joining us, james carville, the cnn contributor and democratic strategist. also joining us, ben stein, the economist and attorney, once was a speech writer for presidents nixon and ford. as you know, he's also a tv personality and actor. and joining us from las vegas, penn gillette, the illusionist, the best-selling author. he's the taller, more talkative half of penn & teller. they're performing, by the way, at the rio hotel and casino in las vegas. their program "b.s." is now in its seventh showtime series. he's a libertarian, as a lot of our viewers know. guys, thanks very much for coming in. the president was in new hampshire at a town hall forum today making his case for health care reform, and among other things he said this. >> under the reform we're proposing if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. you will not be waiting in any lines. this is not about putting the government in charge of your health insuran
>>> tonighon "worldfocus" -- >>> u.s. marines meet hey sistance as they try to gain control of a stregic talibaheld town in southern afghanistan. could this be a signf battles to come? >>> inaiwan, rescuers find more than a thousa people ale in the area around three villages buried beneh mudslidetriggered by last weekends typhoon. > we continue to look at the pact of climate change on remote lands. tonight, we're bk in nepal to see how a centurieold way of life is beg threatened. where did the glaciers go? >>> and xico's on going againsdrug cartels was a topic at this weeks north americ summit. tonight ou"signature story" focuses on one othe painful side effect of that figh the disappred. >>> from the world's leading reporters and anasts, here's at's happening from arnd the world. th is"worldfocus." madeossible in part by the following funders >>> good eveni. i'm martin savge. > united states marines went on the oensive today. launching a major new atck on a taliban strongho in the south ofhat country. hundreds of marines along th afghan troops went ie arr co dk r the cover
accused of shooting a 5-year-old girl. megan gilliland joins us with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. the attorney for lamont davis, says the video you're about to see, proves that his client is innocent. it proves that his client is not the one who shot a 5-year-old girl. lamont davis faces first degree newer defirst-degreefirst degre. but davis who had been arrested 15 times before says he is innocent and his attorney says he has the evidence to prove it. the department of juvenile service, says quote, we placed him on gps, the highest sanction the department has and we were monitoring him in realtime. attorney lynwood says it is that gps system that will help him prove his case. this video shows a man walk along pulaski street and opening fire. you see the crowd of people hovering a young child, but the video shows a shooter who is not wearing one of these gps units. one part is worn and the other monitors movement. the defense says that this shooter is only wearing socks. the shooting happened on july second, but it wasn't until july 16th that
president. they'll be growing up in what at the very least will be a client state. >> the u.s. central bank, the federal reserve is to keep interest rates close to zero for an extended period despite signs of recovery in the u.s. economy. the ted says economic indicators since it's last meeting in late june suggest economic activity is leveling out, while conditions in financial employees have also improved. >> the american secretary of state urges nigeria to curb corruption and improve government. talks during her african tour, mrs. clinton said the u.s. would offer advice on electoral reform. >> five pakistan preachers were killed, two others wounded. the gunman walked into the mosque after morning appraiser, forced the preachers outside and opened fire. >> a massive rescue operation is still underway in taiwan amid the worst flooding in 50 years. there was a moment of relief when around 700 people were found alive. they had escaped the mud slides that have buried whole villages. there are many more unaccounted for. >> as the clouds clear, though the scale of this disaster becomes more ap
right. they carried extra water, had all the right equipment and used their self-phones to call 911. after the injury they both hiked to a clearing spot. >> dramatic pictures. thank you. >>> right now president obama's signature domestic issue is health care reform. he is struggling to be heard over voices of opposition. >> now the president decided it is time to fight fire with fire at a town hall meeting of his own today in new hampshire. >> for all the chatter and yelling and noise, what you need to know is this. if you don't have health insurance, you will finally have quality affordable options once we pass reform. i don't think government bureaucrats should be meddling. that's the health care system i believe in. >> angry critics stealing much of the national spotlight as they confronted other members of congress at other town hall meetings. check out what happened in missouri. >> hey, hey, hey. hey. okay. ma'am. okay. everybody sit down. >> not only did the debate get physical in missouri, look what happened at senator arlen specter's town hall meeting in lebanon, pennsylvani
to use a single drop of gas. >> it is expected in showrooms next year costing around $40,000. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. would you pay $40,000 fpr a car that gets 230 miles per gallon? email us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. very impressive. >> it is a good-looking car. >> coming up, a new diabetes test could be available in the u.s. helping thousands of people save money each year. >> women who suffer from ovarian cancer has improvements. >> and disabled vehicle on the north side. overall, a good ride. what are you doing for lunch? how about beer-battered shrimp and chips... or one of our coastal soup and grilled shrimp salad combinations? eight dishes that fit into your lunch hour... starting at just $6.99. at red lobster. >> top of the morning to you. it is 72 degrees. cloud cover today bookkeepers into the mid 80's. a low pressure is churning through our west at 85 degrees- 80 degrees. the orioles will take on oakland. it will be mostly cloudy. it should be good today. that is it for now. more coming up. >> in this morning's "medical alert" a lice
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